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Job Req ID:  7198

Sustainability Student Programming & Outreach Coordinator

General Summary:

 

The Office of Sustainability’s mission is to encourage the integration of sustainability principles and practices into the operations, curriculum, research, and culture of the university by providing the tools and strategies to connect students, staff and faculty with ideas and initiatives that advance sustainability thought and action holistically. The SSPOC will assist with help coordinate and facilitate existing student programs and initiatives, as well as work to identify additional opportunities or refine current activities. The SSPOC will also assist with communications efforts, campus outreach and educational programming around sustainability for the various campuses and divisions that comprise The Johns Hopkins University. The SSPOC will assist the office with identifying, creating, and disseminating marketing and communications materials, planning events and activities, and conducting outreach and engagement with the Johns Hopkins Community. While there will be an emphasis on students, this position will also help engage faculty and staff in University-wide sustainability initiatives through coordination of behavior change and educational programs, such as the Green Teams Program, and through support of various student organizations.

 

 

Essential Job Functions:

 

Student Programming

  • Coordinate and host our annual leadership development program, Green Lead.
  • Encourage collaboration and support student-driven initiatives by facilitating bi-semester student consortium meetings, and serve as a mentor or advisor for projects and student clubs as appropriate.
  • Support partner programs designed for students, including but not limited to winter intersession course for first year undergraduates and Eco Pre-Orientation program,
  • Develop and maintain additional educational and experiential programs that directly engage the student bodies across JHU campuses.
  • Support and supervise interns in relevant roles.

 

Outreach and Engagement

  • Promote existing sustainability initiatives to increase awareness and participation, including serving as a guest speaker in faculty, staff and student forums.
  • Assist with event planning and promotion.
  • Oversee university staff and faculty Green Teams program.

 

Communications and Marketing

  • Assist with development and dissemination of communications materials including newsletter, articles, reports, press releases, brochures and other announcements.
  • Develop printed and electronic promotional materials, such as flyers, posters, building signage, educational brochures and other resources.
  • Manage office social media (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.) and evaluate opportunities for improvement.
  • Oversee website maintenance.
  • Track outreach and communications efforts.
     

Administrative

  • Assist with office scheduling – meetings, events, etc. as needed.
  • Represent the office on appropriate committees, at conferences and external events.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor’s degree in Student Affairs, Education, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Sustainability or a related field preferred. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. One year of related experience required.

 

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

 

 

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with strict attention to detail.
  • Experience working in a higher education environment, particularly in the sustainability field, to understand the demands and dynamics of this type of office.
  • Experience working with college students, especially in a mentorship capacity.
  • Experience crafting various communications materials.
  • Creative thinker and problem solver.
  • Ability to work well with teams, co-workers and committee members.
  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple tasks and projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to write and edit large volumes of written material.
  • Demonstrate an ability to think creatively and strategically to build successful partnerships and collaborations.
  • Proficiency with Adobe suite.
  • Excellent communication skills necessary – both written and spoken. 
  • Under general supervision; ability to work independently. Self-starter who can manage multiple tasks and deadlines.

 

 

Additional Information

Writing samples and samples of marketing materials or collateral must be submitted with resume and cover letter.

 

 

Classified title:  Sustainability Coordinator

Role/Level/Range:  ATO, 3, OF

Starting Salary Range: $19.24 - $26.47/hour

Employee group: Fulltime

Schedule: M-F 7.5

Employee subgroup:  Salaried, Non-exempt

Location: Baltimore, MD

Department name:  JHFRE Sustainability

Personnel area:  UN10

 

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

 

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

 

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

 

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

 

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

 

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Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on at which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

  • During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

  • The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
EEO is the Law. Learn more: https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information: http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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